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Mar 12, 2011 7:00am EST
united nations was firmly behind us. there were two security resolutions. basically gave us all necessary means to fight piracy in the somali basin and resolution 1851 which deplores all acts of piracy. this was significant. we have a coalition of the willing and the united nations firmly behind us so is pretty significant that these tasks forces are out there fighting the pirates and doing a significant job. there has been a lot in the press the past few weeks anger taskforce are in affect but we need to come back on that and say there are two significant things you have to realize. the area itself is 1.1 million square miles of ocean eagles three times the size of the gulf of mexico. if we say we have 25 warships out there and you can do the math and say they are effective is like saying mayors crime in martians in d.c. and the police to promise not effective. it is a vast ocean. now that they have expanded to the indian ocean it compounds the problem significantly. the task forces are very effective and doing a great job. the other thing that would like to close. the maritime
CSPAN
Mar 19, 2011 6:00am EDT
is a combination of us. why in a democracy should be making the right decision be a hard decision. it is up to us to create a climate in which the right decision is easy and we have not done a good job of doing that over time. second issue i want to address in general terms is energy. favorite line on all of the talking head shows and by all the political figures who don't know one part of their anatomy from their elbow -- c-span this year. , they love to say that this country has no energy policy. in no way they are right. this country has no energy policy because the right energy policy is not politically correct. it is an easy thing for anyone who understands energy to put an energy policy together that is both effective and tool will. some people talk about it. they talk about it as the all of the above choice. we need coal, oil, natural gas, nuclear, large scale hydro. you want to throw wind in fine, you want to throw solar in, fine, but don't think they will be that magical fantasy solutions. he needed all. most of all are the traditional sources. that is the right in its po
CSPAN
Mar 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
upgraded so we can have more up-front edits. so when the companies submit their data to us, we can do a quick company check from the payer information and the oil and gas operator information. after the computer does its work and with those improvements, we also have initiative for 12 additional employees to look at the exceptions. er time the computer system kicks -- every time the computer system kicks out information, we need somebody to look at what the crepety was. we'll be able to hire 12 new people. >> the discrepancy, you get your information that you count on, the royalties that are going to be paid, from the production records of the company, right? >> what the companies do, there's two pieces of information that comes in. we have information that comes in from the companies that pay the royalties so all of the payment information, and then we have information that comes in from the producers that includes the volumes and information related to the oil production. so those two pieces of information are compared to make sure we're getting all of the money that is due for t
CSPAN
Mar 12, 2011 6:00am EST
. fema has been successful in digitizing mauve of the firms, but many are not using the updated data. because of this large discrepancies remain. we believe continued congressional oversight is necessary. we commend the proposal to establish the technical mapping advisory council and hope it will foster more collaboration. beyond fixing the maps, nfip supports increasing coverage limits and offering various insurance options for consumers and even a possible minimum deductible increase. the nfip must continue to allow state and local governments, not the federal government, to dictate local land use policies and make decisions on how private property may be used. fema must also better coordinate its activities with other federal agencies who have oversight of other federal programs. in my written statement, i discuss fema's recent requirements of compliance for certain property owners. additionally, before any reforms are enacted to change the numbers, location or types of structures required to be covered by flood insurance, fema should first demonstrate that the resulting impacts o
CSPAN
Mar 5, 2011 7:00am EST
compile the data resources of the federal government as they relate to women. to provide useful information to federal officials in all agencies and provide information in terms of prioritizing budgetary and policymaking resources a evaluating how they are working. the web site is a work in progress which we very much encourage you to give us insight into as we continue to make it better. we really want to have one central compendium that makes it easy for policymakers and researchers to work with government to partner with us in helping identify the policies that can impact the lives of women. that initiative is part of the broader goal. in the course of preparing the report and putting data together on the web site we realize there are some gaps, and overwhelmingly the feeling akin away from was the overwhelming federal statistical resources. they did an extraordinary amount of work collecting interesting data. we found a few gaps with respect to collection of data on women. this morning president obama issued a memorandum to agencies handed out in the back which i hope you ha
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